Shikha Elizabeth Joseph

Time Inc., Strategic Sourcing Manager
MS in Operations Research
Shikha currently works as a Strategic Sourcing Manager at Time Inc., where she uses optimization to satiate the various business needs of the organization, with regards to third party resources. She graduated from the Operations Research Master’s program at Columbia University, in February 2017. While at Columbia, she enrolled in coursework related to Operations and Supply Chain Management. She worked as a Teaching Assistant for the course Managerial Negotiations, offered by Columbia Business School. She also served as the Vice President of the Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE), where she helped build and strengthen external relations for the society.
Originally from India, Shikha pursued her undergraduate studies in Electronics and Communication Engineering, with a minor in Mathematics, at Shiv Nadar University. She has done extensive research in Optimization, with a specific focus on Cognitive Radio, at the Indian Statistical Institute in New Delhi.
In her free time, Shikha enjoys playing the Piano, Tennis and Badminton. She is a Nicholas Sparks fan and is addicted to Educational Podcasts. 

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